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June 26, 2019

Crypto-Linked Businesses in Switzerland Demand Banking Access

While the government of crypto-friendly Switzerland have since put in place amenable regulations to govern the region’s blockchain and digital assets ecosystem, traditional financial institutions in the country remain reluctant to service cryptocurrency-related startups. Now, pioneers of the Swiss blockchain and crypto sector say it is high time the banks joined the bandwagon, as the […]

June 26, 2019

ACM SIGMOD/PODS conference to highlight the critical role of data management

Conference will feature panels, keynotes and tutorials New York, NY, June 26, 2019 – As advanced technologies continue to proliferate across geographies and industries, data management has become increasingly critical to ensuring that such innovations reach their maximum potential and provide a net benefit to society. In order to address related issues ranging from technical […]

June 26, 2019

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook’s Libra fuels demand

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered prospects that Facebook Inc’s Libra token could push cryptocurrencies into the mainstream. The world’s biggest cryptocurrency has surged in value since April and on Wednesday hit a peak of $13,666.02 […]

June 26, 2019

Is The Future of Gambling Online?

It was in early April 2019 that another shift occurred in Ohio’s casino industry. This followed the announcement of the purchase of Jack Entertainment’s Cincinnati casino to Hard Rock International and VCI Properties, as part of a $780 million deal. Rumours had been circling about the sale as early as September 2018 ; at the […]

June 26, 2019

What Everyone Should Know About Facebook’s Foray Into Cryptocurrency

photo credit: Getty Getty Even though the company continues to perform well financially, the past few years have undoubtedly been the roughest in Facebook’s history. From its manipulation by Russia during the 2016 U.S. election to multiple breaches of consumer privacy and trust, the company is struggling to demonstrate that it deserves the trust placed […]

June 26, 2019

Cryptocurrency Mixers and Why Governments May Want to Shut Them Down

On May 22, 2019, cryptocurrency mixers (also called tumblers) were front and center on the news cycle, following reports of European authorities shutting down one such service. Law enforcement officials involved said the action was necessitated by reports on Bestmixer.io — i.e., the platform in question that was being used to funnel dirty money via […]

June 26, 2019

Globalcoin: Everything We Know About Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

The world’s biggest social media company appears dead-set on launching its own cryptocurrency. Facebook has yet to announce much on its plans publicly, but media reports on its crypto ambitions have emerged over the past six months, painting a partial picture of how the social network wants to capitalize on blockchain technology. In short, a […]

June 26, 2019

PwC now audits crypto companies

Accountancy giant PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has added cryptocurrency auditing to its list of services as the firm expands into an asset class that is steadily adopting the accoutrements of traditional finance. Teams across PwC spent the past year designing tools that could match the private keys and public addresses assigned […] Click here to view original […]

June 26, 2019

The White Paper by Satoshi Nakamoto review – the future of cryptocurrency

Eight years ago, Visa, Mastercard and PayPal, which together make up more than 97% of the global market for payment services, cut off funding to WikiLeaks (you could still donate to the Ku Klux Klan, the English Defence League or Americans for Truth about Homosexuality). The blockade, backed by […] Click here to view original […]

June 26, 2019

Police Arrest 6 in $28 Million Cryptocurrency Fraud Probe

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency , Cybercrime , Fraud Management & Cybercrime “Digital storage detection police dogs” Rob (left) and Tweed were used to search suspects’ homes for hidden storage devices, police say. (Photos: Devon & Cornwall Police) Six suspects have been arrested as part of an international police investigation tracing […] Click here to view original […]